POST Employment Opportunities

Peace Officer Standards and Training agencies and academies provide challenging opportunities for professional, managerial and administrative employment. POST agencies throughout the United States offer competitive salary, government job benefits, career advancement and an unparalleled opportunity to serve as part of a team committed to improving the quality of law enforcement and the safety and effectiveness of peace officers.

Extension Instructor

Applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years of full-time professional experience in law enforcement as a state certified peace officer or public safety officer and must hold a current, active Missouri POST Generalist Instructor certification or meet the minimum qualifications to become certified as a Missouri POST Generalist Instructor.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of post-secondary education in Criminal Justice Administration, Law Enforcement or other suitable field of study, Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and have ability to travel on a regular basis.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will also hold a Master’s degree in a suitable field of study and have a minimum of three years of documented experience of substantial delivery of training and/or education services and supportive evaluations of the delivery of same.

Successful candidate will also demonstrate the following:

Effective and innovative teaching strategies that engage others. Must be able to integrate new and emerging technology into teaching strategies.
Effective listening, written and oral communication skills including public speaking and presentation abilities.
Organizational skills, interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities and collaborative leadership experiences.
Flexibility, resiliency, and the ability to operate with minimal guidance.
Positive outlook, high personal standard of excellence, and passion for the vision, mission and values of MU Extension.


Agency:  University of Missouri Law Enforcement Training Institute
Location:  Columbia MO
Salary/Range:  $45,000-$55,000
How to Apply:  A full position description may be viewed at: http://extension.missouri.edu/jobs
Application Deadline:  1/15/2015
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